Addis Ababa August 8, 2017 Ethiopia and Gabon have agreed to strengthen their relationship in several fields.
President Mulatu Teshome met with departing Gabonese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Marie-Edith Tassyla-Ye-Doumbeneny at the National Palace today.
During the occasion, the officials have discussed about ways of strengthening their relationship to implement the agreements signed on economic and general cooperation in 2011.
President Mulatu Teshome said the countries have to work together to successfully implement the agreements and the African Union Agenda 2063.
The outgoing Gabonese ambassador on her part has expressed her country's readiness to work with Ethiopia on several fields.
Tassyla-Ye-Doumbeneny said that Gabon wants to reinforce the fifteen years diplomatic relationship with Ethiopia.
“Ethiopia has wide experience in tourism, agriculture and livestock; and we want to share the best practices between the two countries”, she noted.
The ambassador who has served as Gabon’s Ambassador to Ethiopia for two years is appointed Minister of Economic Plan Commission.
Ethiopia and Gabon established diplomatic relationship in 1967.